Short Bio

I am an assistant professor in the Department of Computer Science at Texas State University. I earned my Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where I was advised by Prof. Jim Anderson in the Real-Time Systems Group.

Education

  • Ph.D., Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, August 2018.
  • M.S., Computer Science, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, May 2015.
  • B.E., Computer Science and Technology, Hunan University, June 2013.
  • High School Diploma, High School Attached to Hunan Normal University, June 2009.
  • Publications

    1. Ashikahmed Bhuiyan*, Kecheng Yang*, Samsil Arefin, Abusayeed Saifullah, Nan Guan, and Zhishan Guo. Mixed-Criticality Multicore Scheduling of Real-Time Gang Task Systems, Proceedings of the 40th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), December 2019, to appear. Winner, outstanding paper award.
      *These authors contributed equally to this work.
    2. Kecheng Yang and Zheng Dong. Mixed-Criticality Scheduling with Varying Processor Supply in Compositional Real-Time Systems, Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Mixed Criticality Systems (WMC 2019), December 2019, to appear.
    3. Ashikahmed Bhuiyan, Zhishan Guo, Sai Sruti, and Kecheng Yang. Precise Scheduling of Mixed-Criticality Tasks by Varying Processor Speed, Proceedings of the 27th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS), November 2019, to appear.
    4. Kecheng Yang and Zhishan Guo. EDF-Based Mixed-Criticality Scheduling with Graceful Degradation by Bounded Lateness, Proceedings of the 25th IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), August 2019.
    5. Zhishan Guo, Kecheng Yang, Sudharsan Vaidhun, Samsil Arefin, Sajal Das, and Haoyi Xiong. Uniprocessor Mixed-Criticality Scheduling with Graceful Degradation by Completion Rate, Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 373-383, December 2018.
    6. Ming Yang, Tanya Amert, Kecheng Yang, Nathan Otterness, James H. Anderson, F. Donelson Smith and Shige Wang. Making OpenVX Really "Real Time", Proceedings of the 39th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 80-93, December 2018.
    7. Sergey Voronov, James H. Anderson, and Kecheng Yang. Tardiness Bounds for Fixed-Priority Global Scheduling without Intra-Task Precedence Constraints, Proceedings of the 26th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS), pp.8-18, October 2018. Winner, outstanding paper award.
    8. Zhishan Guo, Luca Santinelli, and Kecheng Yang. Mixed-Criticality Scheduling with Limited HI-Criticality Behaviors, Proceedings of the 4th Symposium on Dependable Software Engineering: Theories, Tools and Applications (SETTA), pp.187-199, September 2018.
    9. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. On the Soft Real-Time Optimality of Global EDF on Uniform Multiprocessors, Proceedings of the 38th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp.319-330, December 2017.
    10. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. On the Dominance of Minimum-Parallelism Multiprocessor Supply, Proceedings of the 37th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 215-226, December 2016.
    11. Kecheng Yang, Ming Yang, and James H. Anderson. Reducing Response-Time Bounds for DAG-Based Task Systems on Heterogeneous Multicore Platforms, Proceedings of the 24th International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS), pp. 349-358, October 2016. Longer version with an online appendix.
    12. Catherine E. Nemitz, Kecheng Yang, Ming Yang, Pontus Ekberg and James H. Anderson. Multiprocessor Real-Time Locking Protocols for Replicated Resources, Proceedings of the 28th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), pp. 50-60, July 2016. Longer version with online appendices.
    13. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. Tardiness Bounds for Global EDF Scheduling on a Uniform Multiprocessor, Proceedings of the 7th International Real-Time Scheduling Open Problems Seminar (RTSOPS), pp. 3-4, July 2016.
    14. Glenn A. Elliott, Kecheng Yang, and James H. Anderson. Supporting Real-Time Computer Vision Workloads using OpenVX on Multicore+GPU Platforms, Proceedings of the 36th IEEE Real-Time Systems Symposium (RTSS), pp. 273-284, December 2015.
    15. Kecheng Yang, Glenn A. Elliott, and James H. Anderson. Analysis for Supporting Real-Time Computer Vision Workloads using OpenVX on Multicore+GPU Platforms, Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS), pp. 77-86, November 2015.
    16. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. On the Soft Real-Time Optimality of Global EDF on Multiprocessors: From Identical to Uniform Heterogeneous, Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), pp. 1-10, August 2015.
    17. Zhishan Guo, Luca Santinelli, and Kecheng Yang. EDF Schedulability Analysis on Mixed-Criticality Systems with Permitted Failure Probability, Proceedings of the 21st IEEE International Conference on Embedded and Real-Time Computing Systems and Applications (RTCSA), pp. 187-196, August 2015.
    18. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. An Optimal Semi-Partitioned Scheduler for Uniform Heterogeneous Multiprocessors, Proceedings of the 27th Euromicro Conference on Real-Time Systems (ECRTS), pp. 199-210, July 2015.
    19. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. Optimal GEDF-Based Schedulers that Allow Intra-Task Parallelism on Heterogeneous Multiprocessors, Proceedings of the 12th IEEE Symposium on Embedded Systems for Real-Time Multimedia (ESTIMedia), pp. 30-39, October 2014.
    20. Kecheng Yang and James H. Anderson. Soft Real-Time Semi-Partitioned Scheduling with Restricted Migrations on Uniform Heterogeneous Multiprocessors, Proceedings of the 22nd International Conference on Real-Time Networks and Systems (RTNS), pp. 215-224, October 2014.

    Teaching

  • At TxState
  • At UNC-Chapel Hill